Everything tagged: Paul Tsui

CHIN YUN GI (aka Sampan Annie) [c.1884-????]

Submitted by David on Sun, 05/28/2017 - 10:59

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1941
1941

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Pelicanfilm writes:

Hong Kong was a critical juncture point for air connections - certainly for Pan Am, both before and after the war.  It was a favorite stop for Pan Am crews and passengers alike. One of the legendary stories that have come down the years is that of "Sampan Annie," the woman whose abilities as a "waterman" in handling Pan Am's big flying boats as they were guided to the dock adjacent to the Kai Tak Aerodrome became famous.

He thinks she may be the woman in the bottom-right corner of this photo: